Entertainment

Elton John to be honoured with star-studded concert in January - 12/16/2017

NEW YORK (dpa)- Pop star Elton John will be celebrated next month with a celebrity-heavy live-broadcast concert several days after the 60th Grammy Awards, it was announced Friday. The Englishman born...

Aboriginal singer Jessica Mauboy represents Australia at Eurovision​ - 12/12/2017

SYDNEY (dpa) - Aboriginal singer Jessica Mauboy has been chosen to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal next May. Australia has been an official competitor in the...

Saudi Arabia plans 2.7-billion-dollar entertainment firm - 09/21/2017

CAIRO (dpa)- A major Saudi investment fund will create an entertainment subsidiary with a capital of 10 billion riyals (2.7 billion dollars), as the conservative kingdom seeks to diversify its...

Celebrity shout outs make DC Public Schools a surprise Emmy hit - 09/18/2017

WASHINGTON (dpa) - Predicting who will take home gold at an awards show is always a bit of a fool's errand, but there was one winner at the Emmys no one saw coming: Washington DC's public school...

Venice Film Festival opens - 09/01/2017

VENICE, ITALY (dpa)- The 74th Venice International Film Festival has opened with a premiere screening of Alexander Payne's "Downsizing" at the gala in the Sala Grande theatre. The satirical film's...

'Dunkirk' captures N. American box office - 07/24/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES- Big-budget World War II epic "Dunkirk" stormed to the top of the North American box office in its opening weekend on the strength of stellar reviews and a sterling big...

'Saturday Night Live,' 'Westworld' top Emmy nominations - 07/13/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES- HBO's sci-fi western "Westworld" and NBC's comedy sketch show "Saturday Night Live" led the field for television's prestigious Primetime Emmy awards Thursday, with 22...

Cult Paris fashion store Colette to close - 07/12/2017

PARIS, FRANCE- The cult Paris concept store Colette -- a regular haunt of Hollywood stars as well as fashionistas -- will close its doors in December, its owners said Wednesday. "All good things come...

Made in Myanmar: designers put ethical twist on local fashion - 07/07/2017

YANGON, MYANMAR, Caroline Henshaw- With Myanmar emerging as a manufacturing hub for mass-produced clothes, a crop of young designers are using home-grown fashion to preserve the country's sartorial...

Fashion tries to prove women can look good in bin bags - 07/03/2017

PARIS, FRANCE, Fiachra Gibbons- Top fashion designers set out Sunday to prove the saying that a stylish woman can even look good in a bin bag. Belgian husband and wife team Filip Arickx and An...
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